Brand name – Votrient
Generic name – Pazopanib
Manufacture – GSK
Strength – 400mg
Dosage – tablet
Composition – Pazopanib
Indication – Kidney cancer
Storage – Store at a cool place
Overview of Votrient 400mg tablet
Votrient 400mg tablet is used in the treatment of kidney cancer (renal cell carcinoma) and soft tissue sarcoma (tumor developed in muscles, joints, organs, tendons, or blood vessels). Pazopanib is given when other treatments have failed. Pazopanib belongs to the tyrosine kinase inhibitor class.
How to use Votrient 400mg tablet
Votrient 400mg tablet is usually taken without food once a day (one hour before or after two hours of the meal) or as per doctor's prescription. Try to take Pazopanib same time every day for better recovery. Pazopanib tablets should be swallowed whole with water. Do not try to chew, cut, or break the tablet. For more information consult the doctor.
Votrient 400mg tablet has several side effects, which are:
- Problem in speaking
- Breathing problem
- Pain in the arm or leg
- Chest pain
- Irregular heartbeat
- Nose bleeds
- Bloody urine
- Stomach pain
- Delay in wound healing
- Weight loss
- Color change in hair
- Hair loss
- Swelling of face
If the above-mentioned symptoms are seen in the patients, immediately consult the doctor.
Votrient 400mg tablet is a very powerful drug, taking it in the wrong way may give severe side effects and increase the duration of treatment. You have to follow the doctor's prescription strictly for better results.
In case you missed any dose consult your doctor. Do not take twice the dose to catch up on the missed dose. This will cause severe side effects and impact your overall health.
In case of overdose immediately consult the doctor for medical attention. Overdose will affect your health and duration of treatment.
Votrient 400mg tablet may cause a reaction in some patients so, it is advised to discuss the risks and benefits.
Votrient 400mg tablet should be taken orally. Pregnant women do not touch it because it will absorb by skin.
If you are undergoing some treatment inform the doctor at the beginning of the treatment because those medicines will react and disturb the process of cancer medicine.
Pregnant women should not take this tablet because it will harm the fetus.
Breastfeeding women consult the doctor first before taking this tablet.
Consult your doctor before consuming alcohol.
Before starting treatment, inform the doctor about the medicine you have taken or are taking because it may react and give side effects. Keep all the medical documents with you at the beginning of the treatment.
Q1. What is the use of Votrient 400mg tablet?
Ans - Votrient 400mg tablet is used to treat kidney cancer.
Q2. How long treatment will be with Votrient 400mg tablet?
Ans – The duration of treatment will depend on the stage of cancer and the overall health of patients.
Q3. Can I drive after taking the Votrient 400mg tablet?
Ans – Driving and operating heavy machinery is advisable because this tablet makes you feel dizzy.
Q4. From where I can buy Votrient 400mg tablet?
Ans – From Magicine Pharma you can buy at an affordable price.
Q5. While breastfeeding can I take this tablet?
Ans – First you consult the doctor, and then the doctor will decide. Do not take it before consulting the doctor.
Q6. Can I take Pazopanib with food?
Ans – Pazopanib should be taken on an empty stomach. If you take it with food, the dose may increase, and this results in more side effects.
Alternate Brand name
Votrient tablet: Drug information is available at: https://www.1mg.com/generics/pazopanib-211514 and https://www.webmd.com/drugs/2/drug-153214/pazopanib-oral/details.
Votrient tablet: side effects, warning, interaction, and dosages information available at: https://go.drugbank.com/drugs/DB06589,